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if they use the name of a law enforcement agency. it is not legitimate and if it happened to you, your computer han compromised and you want to make sure it is virus-free before you use it again. >> for more information, go to our website, wusa9.com. we will link you to the latest from the fbi. anita. >> american university is getting the word out about recent groping assaults near campus. they happened along massachusetts avenue between the birkshire apartments. >> reporter: campus police are alerting the community about these incidents. there have been four since september 24. all involving women here of students of american university. >> it is scary when you know something is happening. >> don't want it happening to any of my friends and ashamed it had to happen in the first place. >> reporter: students are on alert. >> we like to think that on college campuses, it's more liberal and that we are safe because we are in this close community, but it puts things back into perspective. >> women told police they were groped by a man in a hooded sweatshirt. each incident was in th
media access for the criminals would have changed their audience from just the local law enforcement audience to having a global audience. on the other hand the tools, the tools that law enforcement has access to today would have been critical in solving the case probably a little more quickly than what they were able to do then. >> reporter: this is some of the new technology. >> virtually unlimited. >> a device carrying thousands of license plates her hours. >> we had cops stopping vehicles, identifying the occupants. we may have been able to have resolved this quicker. >> reporter: had this existed in 2002, they could have seen this plate, the one on the sniper's fearsome killing machine, dozens of times during their shooting spree. and it could have literally lifted a needle from a hay stack. now those devices have been deployed here at mike montgomery county for about two years now. dozens of them per second at 60 miles per hour. it is truly astounding technology and officers here, they only wish they had it ten years ago. reporting live with montgomery are county police, scott
at a future law enforcement museum at the law enforcement memorial. scott broom, 9news now. >> victims of domestic abuse in montgomery county can now go to the family justice center in rockville to get comprehensive help that may save their lives. armando trull reports, they have a high-tech weapon in their protective arsenal. >> a prosecutor and a judge are talking over a video feed. >> in real time. >> that's how victims in maryland can now ask a judge to issue a restraining order against their abuser. >> the petition when they come in, they are not isolated. they are able to avail themselves of all of the services available at the justice center. >> the pilot program has been given the green light to be implemented statewide. volunteers at the family justice center. she was a victim in 2008. her boyfriend tried to kill her with a two foot tall crucifix. the video feed will make it easier for victims to take the first step and approach a corpse. >> you don't have to see your abuser. you have to do everything on the video. >> the victims that come in here receive wrap around se
the local law enforcement audience to having a global audience. on the other hand, the tools that law enforcement has accessed to today, they would have been critical in solving the case probably a little more quickly than what they were able to then. >> reporter: this is some of that new technology. >> it is virtually unlimited. >> a device capturing thousands of license plates for hours, showing up the information instantly. >> we had cops running tags, recording tags, stopping vehicles, identifying occupants. we may have been able to solved this quickly. >> reporter: the system could have told police that they had seen this here. the one on the sniper's blue killing machine dozens of times during their shooting spree. and it could have literally lifted a needle from the hay stack. scott broom, 9news now. >>> now, those devices have been deemployed -- deployed for about two years now. reading dozens of license plates every second from cars going 60 miles an hour. >>> a scaffold collapses leaving two workers dangling from the safety harnesses. it happened this afternoon right outside
how often informants are given permission to break the law. the strategy is under scrutiny after the fast and furious program. >> florida today reports on the launch of spacex falcon 9 the unmanned cargo ship rocketed into orbit sunday from cape canaveral. it is the first private spacecraft to resupply the international space station. >>> and much of the country is waking up to much colder temperatures this morning. it is a bit chilly this morning. isn't it? >> when you get up at this national weather report sponsored by bp. >> crooks are stealing more smart phones than ever but it's the phone companies and what they won't do about it that's frustrating police. we'll talk about john miller. >> in 1972 president richard nixon makes it clear he doesn't want to do any more debates. we'll hear from these just revealed white house tapes and we'll see how one mistake in a debate can linger for a lifetime on cbs "this morning". online outfit piccolo headphones buy now broadway show megapixels place to sleep little roadster war and peace deep sea diving ninja app hipster glasses 5% cash
a dozen new laws take effect in maryland today which include prohibiting employers for asking potential employees for their usernames and passwords to their social media sites. fantasy sports are exempt from betting in the state and residents forced to leave a job to escape the threat of domestic violence will now be eligible for unemployment benefits in maryland. you can see more details of those laws at www.wusa9.com. >>> an update from the national zoo about its female giant panda. today the zoo tweeted that mei xiang went outside briefly saturday and then again this morning. this is some file video in the days after she gave birth to a cub two weeks ago. sadly that cub died last sunday. the panda house has been closed ever since, but the zoo says it partially reopened the house today and expects to have it completely back open soon. >>> coming up on 9news at 7:00 how the boy scouts of america are working with police to get possible sex offenders off the streets. >> plus why that film that mocks the prophet muhammad is stirring up even more controversy tonight. >> let's check in with
is a law professor sat gw. >> any of my students who get less than 75, i'll fail them. here, the tsa itself says that its agents failed 80, 85, 100 percent of the time. everybody should be scared and outraged. >> the tsa secret shoppers found screeners caught prohibited items and took appropriate action less than 25% of the time. they followed proper patdown procedures less than 17% of the time. and that they failed 100% of the time to tell people that they could opt out of a full body scan and go with a patdown. >> all the terrorists have to do is get through once. >> the tsa has lately been experimenting with something it calls behavioral detection instead of a physical patdown, it's like a verbal chatdown and this report proves it is a giant waste of time. >> the idea they will be trained to look for my microinspection or this trem in my voice, that's crazy. >> the investigation is the only one leaked publicly so far. but if it's that bad at newark, a lot of people worry about failures at other airports, too. bruce leshan, 9news now. >> the agency is constantly evaluating w
of law. we have a report on prayer, cheerleaders and right to free speech. >> ter: frida under the lights in texas with the band, the fans, the players and something different. a banner with a christian message written by the school's cheerleaders. >> we thought it would be a great message to get across. >> reporter: that message is at the center of a legal battle, the school superintendent banned the religious themed banners last month when a wisconsin group claimed they violate the separation of church and state. a judge has allowed the practice to continue until he rules. there were more religious signs than ever before from friends and family who say the cheerleaders messages on the banners are free speech. >> both the united states constitution and the texas constitution guarantee the right to freely express your religious viewpoints. >> reporter: the cheerleaders parents have hired an attorney to keep the christian banners. he says because the girls decided to use the bible verses on their own and not at the school's request, it's their protected speech. >> even at a school football
are failing to do what they are supposed to do to keep america safe. john is a law professor at gw. >> any of my students who get less than 75, uhll fail them. here, the tsa itself says that its agents failed 80, 85, 100% of the time. everybody should be scared and outraged. >> the tsa secret shoppers found screeners caught prohibited items and took appropriate action less than 25% of the time. they followed proper patdown procedures less than 17% of the time. and that they failed 100% of the time to tell people that they could opt out of a full body scan and go with a patdown. >> all the terrorists have to do is get through once. >> the tsa has lately been experimenting with something it calls behavioral detection instead of a physical patdown, it's like a verbal chatdown and this report proves it is a giant waste of time. >> the idea that they are going to be trying to look for my microinspection or this tremor in my voice is crazy. >> the new york investigation is the only one leaked publicly so far. if it's that bad at newark, a will the of people worry about failures at other air
health care law to which the president responded by saying, but we've seen this model work really well in massachusetts. here's part of that exchange. >> i want to take the $716 billion you've cut it and put it back into medicare. by the way, we can include a prescription program. but the idea of cutting $716 billion from medicare to be able to balance the additional cost of obama care is in my opinion a mistake. with regards to young people coming along, i've got proposals to make sure medicare and social security are there for them without any question. >> if you repeal obama care and i have become fond of this term obama care, if you repeal it, what happens is those seniors right away are going to be paying $600 more in prescription care. they're going to have to be paying copays for basic checkups that can keep them healthier and the primary beneficiary of that repeal are insurance companies that are estimated to gainle billions of dollars -- gain billions of dollars back when they aren't making seniors any healthier. i don't think that's the right approach to making sure that medi
.d. laws make their case by fighting dead voters in maryland. we'll be back. >>> your weather first. grab the rain gear. talking to one of my weather watchers in fauquier county in cathlet. heavy rain coming down right now. 60 degrees. we're watching the heaviest of the showers west of town. by 9:00 looks like the bulk of that could actually be north of us. almost a mostly -- it will stay mostly cloudy today. 71 degrees by lunch time. a couple of showers here and there this afternoon. high temperatures 75 to 80. andrea and mike? >> all right, howard. >>> a watchdog group claims they found hundreds of registered maryland voters with something in common. they're dead. >> the organization is doing the digging and it's an advocate for voter identification laws. reporter path warren takes a -- pat warren takes a look at their research and the state's reaction to it. >> reporter: finding maryland voters dead or alive. what is it we're looking through here? >> these are deceased voters that remain active on the voter rolls. >> reporter: election integrity maryland says its research shows rupus h
today was the day law enforcement really realized they were dealing with a person or persons who were targeting innocent random people people. the shooting that happened around 8:45 in the morning brought it into focus. there have been two other shootings this morning ten years ago today, another shooting the night before. then around 8:45 in the morning, sarah ramos was reading a book when she was shot and killed. for the next 23 days, everyone in the washington area really lived in fear not knowing when or where the d.c. snipers were strike next. >> you didn't want to go outside. >> a lot of parents i can remember them calling. it reminded me sort of 9/11. everyone was afraid to let their children get on the bus. >> reporter: finally after three weeks of terror, police arrested john allen mohammad and lee boyd malvo. mow ham mad was executed in 2009 but malvo still in prison. ahead of the ten-year anniversary, malvo spoke to "the washington post" about what he did what he did and how he felt about it a decade later. in a very disturbing interview, he recalls the moment that one of t
where that was the rule of law. violence breeding violence and revenge killing after revenge killing for 30 years. i could totally relate to that. >> reporter: neeson, a 60-year- old oscar nominee nearly four decades into his career loves being cast as an action hero. >> hollywood started sending me these action scripts. i was very pleased. i felt like a big kid. >> it's great to see somebody his age is doing it and doing it so well and people are responding to him so positively. >> reporter: neeson says he'll keep doing action movies till his knees give out. alexis christoforous, cbs news,
a huge influx of additional students. >> this law will go down in flames in november. >> reporter: ricardo hopes he is wrong. bruce leshan, 9news now. >> two recent polls found about 60% of maryland voters support the dream act. just a third of voters oppose it. >>> the occupy protesters call this a week of resistance and it resumes today with more demonstrations in and around the district. yesterday the occupy movement marked its one-year anniversary with demonstrations across the country, and in d.c., a few dozen demonstrators made their way through downtown disrupting traffic along the way. the objective of the moment remains the same they say. fight corporate greed and corporation as well. >>> at 4:35, here's a look at some other things making news now. the walk guardian accuses an undercer f.b.i. agent of buying prostitutes for gun smuggling suspects with taxpayer money. there are also claims the prostitutes may have been under age. senator charles grassley is demanding answers from f.b.i. director robert mueller. the alleged trips to brothels were with prostitutes in the phi
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